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Departmental Energy

Volume 485: debated on Wednesday 17 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what steps his Department is taking to reduce the amount of energy it wastes. (244607)

The Department has implemented a series of initiatives to manage and reduce our energy wastage. These have included new boilers, chillers, air handling units, lighting and fan coil units.

The Department achieved accreditation under the Carbon Trust Energy Efficiency Accreditation scheme in December 2007. The scheme recognises organisations’ efforts in measuring, managing and reducing its energy usage.